Infrastructure
Real Estate
Construction

Infrastructure

We are at your side from the legal management of turnkey projects to negotiations with anchor tenants.

Advising on infrastructure projects

Structuring cooperation between business partners, including negotiation and execution of consortium agreements. Legal and tax analyses. Advisory services in the sale and acquisition of completed or ongoing projects.

Legal advice on all stages of infrastructure projects

Infrastructure construction agreements, including international contracts (e.g. FIDIC-based contracts and EPC agreements). Advice from contractor selection, through negotiation/execution of agreements (including acceptance of individual stages of completion) and provision of performance bonds, to settlements with contractors, including the general contractor. Regulatory matters.

Financing

Advice on the optimal choice of financing from among available sources: loans, leasing, bonds and other alternative finance models. Negotiating term sheets. Negotiating loan, collateral and side agreements. Syndicated loan agreements. ISDA agreements. Credit insurance arrangements.

Tax structuring

Structuring of group reorganizations (merger, demerger, in-kind contribution, transformation), purchase and sale transactions. Tax-efficient structuring of transaction related issues, including real estate leasing, sale and lease-back, REITs, design of fund structures, capitalisation rules, tax due diligence, withholding tax and real estate transfer tax. Structuring of international group activity. Analysis of the impact of GAAR clause and other tax exposure (including CFCs). Analysis of VAT consequences in relation to asset deals.

Public tenders

Design and monitoring of public tender procedures. Advice on participation in tenders and support in the preparation of tender documentation. EU programs, documentation and contract negotiation, review proceedings, post-contractual advice, advice in bidding procedures. Claim management and legal protection (including ADR), public-private partnerships (PPP), service concessions and licenses.

Disputes

Infrastructure-related litigation and ADR (including arbitration).


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